A Rather Modest Trovatore Takes the Stage in Oviedo

07/10/2017

Verdi, Il trovatore: Ópera de Oviedo Chorus, Oviedo Filarmonía Orchestra / Ramón Tébar (conductor), Teatro Campoamor, Oviedo, 5.10.2017. (JMI)

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Il trovatore (c) Ópera de Oviedo

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A Bit of ‘Twin Peaks’ in 3D Opera Blank Out

05/10/2017

Mia Persson and Roderick Williams in Michel van der Aa's 'Blank Out' (Photo: Stephanie Berger)

Mia Persson and Roderick Williams in Michel van der Aa’s Blank Out (c) Stephanie Berger

 Michel van der Aa, Blank Out: Miah Persson (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone), Netherlands Chamber Choir, Park Avenue Armory, New York City, 21.9.2017. (KG) Read more

Though There Is Some Fine Singing, WNO’s Eugene Onegin Doesn’t Grip Emotionally

03/10/2017

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, and Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Ainár Rubiķis (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. 27.9.2017. (GPu)

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Natalya Romaniw (Tatyana) (c) Betina Skovbro

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Autumn Sonata: New Opera Evokes Bergman Film

02/10/2017

Sebastian Fagerlund, Höstsonaten (Autumn Sonata): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera / John Storgårds (conductor), Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 23.9.2017. (GF)

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Anne Sofie von Otter in Autumn Sonata (Charlotte) (c) Finnish National Opera

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Rousing Rigoletto Revival in Helsinki

02/10/2017

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera / Pietro Rizzo (conductor), Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 22.9.2017. (GF)

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Rigoletto (c) Finnish National Opera

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Animation and Live Action Combine in a Cunning Little Vixen Revival

02/10/2017

Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen: Soloists, Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Chorus/Lisa Wong (acting director), Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus/Ann Usher (director), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, 26.9.2017. (MSJ)

The Cleveland Orchestra revival of 'The Cunning Little Vixen' (Photo courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra, copyright Roger Mastroianni)

The Cleveland Orchestra revival of The Cunning Little Vixen (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Still Going Strong – Manon Lescaut in Stockholm

01/10/2017

Puccini, Manon Lescaut: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera / Marc Soustrot (conductor), Royal Opera Stockholm 20.9.2017. (GF)

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William Davis Lind (Edmondo) & Chorus (c) Markus Gårder

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An Innovative, Impactful Double Bill from Opera North

30/09/2017

Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana: Sullivan, Trial by Jury: Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra of Opera North / Tobias Ringorg & Oliver Rundell (conductors), Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds, 27.9.2017. (JL)

Cavalleria Rusticana. Photo credit: Robert Workman.

Cavalleria rusticana (c) Robert Workman

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